News | September 10, 2018

Indigenous Services Provides Update on Water Advisories

The federal government has shared the latest results in its efforts to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on Indigenous reserve by March 2021. For the month of August…

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Atlantic Canada, NewsSep. 19, 2018
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Southwestern Nova Scotia Struggles with Water Shortages

The Government of Nova Scotia is helping residents affected by the water shortages in the southwest of the province. The Emergency Management Office has been working with the municipalities of…
News, Western CanadaSep. 19, 2018
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Ostara to Provide City of Atlanta with Nutrient Recovery Facility

Vancouver-based Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, Inc. has announced its partnership with the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management to install and operate a nutrient recovery facility at the R.M.…
Atlantic Canada, NewsSep. 19, 2018
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New Era of Water Quality Data with Blockchain Integrated DataStream

Yesterday, The Gordon Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, the Atlantic Water Network, and Royal Bank of Canada presented the blockchain integrated Atlantic DataStream, a major step forward in delivering a…
News, OntarioSep. 18, 2018
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Rainmaker Worldwide Announces Shipment of Water-to-Water Unit

Peterborough, Ontario's Rainmaker Worldwide today announced that it has shipped its initial Water-to-Water unit, valued at $100,000 USD, to its distributor in Jamaica. Drops Jamaica, the exclusive distributor of Rainmaker…
National, NewsSep. 18, 2018
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Rapid Deoxygenation of Coastal Waters Impacts St. Lawrence Seaway

The Gulf of St. Lawrence has warmed and lost oxygen faster than almost anywhere else in the global oceans, impacting oxygen levels in the St. Lawrence Seaway, according to new…
International, NewsSep. 18, 2018
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EOCP Joins Operators Without Borders as Founding Partner

B.C.’s the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) has joined Operators Without Borders as a founding partner. At its inaugural tradeshow and conference, the EOCP announced its support for Operators Without…
National, NewsSep. 18, 2018
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Urgent Action on Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Economic Risk

A new Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) report urges communities to consider green infrastructure to limit their flood risk. IBC collaborated with the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre)…
Atlantic Canada, NewsSep. 19, 2018
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New Era of Water Quality Data with Blockchain Integrated DataStream

Yesterday, The Gordon Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, the Atlantic Water Network, and Royal Bank of Canada presented the blockchain integrated Atlantic DataStream, a major step forward in delivering a…
News, OntarioSep. 18, 2018
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Rainmaker Worldwide Announces Shipment of Water-to-Water Unit

Peterborough, Ontario's Rainmaker Worldwide today announced that it has shipped its initial Water-to-Water unit, valued at $100,000 USD, to its distributor in Jamaica. Drops Jamaica, the exclusive distributor of Rainmaker…
National, NewsSep. 18, 2018
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Rapid Deoxygenation of Coastal Waters Impacts St. Lawrence Seaway

The Gulf of St. Lawrence has warmed and lost oxygen faster than almost anywhere else in the global oceans, impacting oxygen levels in the St. Lawrence Seaway, according to new…
International, NewsSep. 18, 2018
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EOCP Joins Operators Without Borders as Founding Partner

B.C.’s the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) has joined Operators Without Borders as a founding partner. At its inaugural tradeshow and conference, the EOCP announced its support for Operators Without…
National, NewsSep. 18, 2018
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Urgent Action on Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Economic Risk

A new Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) report urges communities to consider green infrastructure to limit their flood risk. IBC collaborated with the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre)…

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Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the feedback has started rolling in. "Wise water use better protects our environment and extends the lifespan of existing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure," said Peter Hume, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in a press release today. "AMO will work with the Ontario…
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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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2016 Water’s Next Finalists Announced

Water Canada magazine has announced the finalists of the 2016 Water’s Next Awards. The Water’s Next Awards program honours the achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that have been successful in their efforts to improve water in Canada. The 2016 awards program accepted nominations in nine categories and identified finalists in eight. This was really awesome news to receive!" said Raegan Davidson, regional manager of Ontario & Eastern Canada for Imbrium…
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